April 15, 2008

The Power and Responsibility of our Nation’s Broadcasters

Filed under: Fuck You Clear Channel,music,rock — sparkrobot @ 4:21 pm

Tim Robbins’ Keynote Speech at the National Association of Broadcasters’ Convention Monday evening. This is just one of many gems.

In the ’70s, radio took a serious nosedive when Edwin Armstrong invented FM to eliminate the static and noise associated with AM and unwittingly provided a home for easy listening jazz rock, overly dramatic disco songs and 20 minute psychedelic sitar jams.